senate Bill S6088

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to licensing laser hair removal technicians

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Consumer Protection Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to consumer protection
Jun 16, 2017 print number 6088a
Jun 16, 2017 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 11, 2017 referred to consumer protection

Votes

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Jun 6, 2017 - Consumer Protection committee Vote

S6088
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committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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Consumer Protection Committee Vote: Jun 6, 2017

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S6088 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7977
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400 & 402, add §404-c, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2834, A821

S6088 - Summary

Includes laser hair removal in the practice of esthetics for purposes of licensing such practice.

S6088 - Sponsor Memo

S6088 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6088

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Consumer Protection

AN ACT to amend the general business law, in relation  to  licensing  of
  laser hair removal technicians

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 6 of section 400 of the general  business  law,
as  added  by  chapter  509  of the laws of 1992, is amended and two new
subdivisions 12 and 13 are added to read as follows:
  6. The practice of "esthetics" means  providing  for  a  fee,  or  any
consideration  or  exchange,  whether  direct  or  indirect, services to
enhance the appearance of the face, neck, arms, legs, and shoulders of a
human being by the use of  compounds  or  procedures  including  makeup,
eyelashes,  depilatories,  tonics, lotions, waxes, sanding and tweezing,
whether performed by manual, mechanical, chemical  or  electrical  means
and instruments but shall not include the practice of NEEDLE BASED elec-
trology. THE PRACTICE OF "ESTHETICS" SHALL INCLUDE LASER HAIR REMOVAL OR
INTENSE  PULSES OF LIGHT HAIR REMOVAL PERFORMED ON ANY PART OF THE HUMAN
BODY.
  12. "LASER HAIR REMOVAL" MEANS THE USE OF  A  LASER  OR  PULSED  LIGHT
DEVICE IN A HAIR REMOVAL PROCEDURE THAT DOES NOT REMOVE THE EPIDERMIS.
  13. "LASER HAIR REMOVAL TECHNICIAN" MEANS A LICENSED ESTHETICIAN WHOSE
PRACTICE IS LIMITED TO LASER HAIR REMOVAL.
  §  2.  Subdivision  5  of  section 402 of the general business law, as
added by chapter 509 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  5.  Adopt  such  rules  and  regulations  not  inconsistent  with  the
provisions of this article, as may be necessary with respect to the form
and  content  of  applications  for licenses, the reception thereof, the
investigation and examination of applicants and  of  prospective  appli-
cants  taking  examinations  and  their  qualifications,  and  the other
matters incidental or appropriate to the powers and duties of the secre-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S6088A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7977
Current Committee:
Senate Consumer Protection
Law Section:
General Business Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§400 & 402, add §404-c, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2834, A821

S6088A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes laser hair removal in the practice of esthetics for purposes of licensing such practice.

S6088A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6088A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6088--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 11, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Consumer  Protection  --
  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
  on Rules -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the general business law, in relation to licensing of
  laser hair removal technicians

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 6 of section 400 of the general business law,
as added by chapter 509 of the laws of 1992,  is  amended  and  two  new
subdivisions 12 and 13 are added to read as follows:
  6.  The  practice  of  "esthetics"  means  providing for a fee, or any
consideration or exchange,  whether  direct  or  indirect,  services  to
enhance the appearance of the face, neck, arms, legs, and shoulders of a
human  being  by  the  use  of compounds or procedures including makeup,
eyelashes, depilatories, tonics, lotions, waxes, sanding  and  tweezing,
whether  performed  by  manual, mechanical, chemical or electrical means
and instruments but shall not include the practice of NEEDLE BASED elec-
trology. THE PRACTICE OF "ESTHETICS" SHALL INCLUDE LASER HAIR REMOVAL OR
INTENSE PULSES OF LIGHT HAIR REMOVAL PERFORMED ON ANY PART OF THE  HUMAN
BODY.
  12.  "LASER  HAIR  REMOVAL"  MEANS  THE USE OF A LASER OR PULSED LIGHT
DEVICE IN A HAIR REMOVAL PROCEDURE THAT DOES NOT REMOVE THE EPIDERMIS.
  13. "LASER HAIR REMOVAL TECHNICIAN" MEANS A LICENSED ESTHETICIAN WHOSE
PRACTICE IS LIMITED TO LASER HAIR REMOVAL.
  § 2. Subdivision 5 of section 402 of  the  general  business  law,  as
added by chapter 509 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  5.  Adopt  such  rules  and  regulations  not  inconsistent  with  the
provisions of this article, as may be necessary with respect to the form
and content of applications for licenses,  the  reception  thereof,  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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